Police arrest man for allegedly attacking and robbing a Russian woman in Pattaya

Stock photo via Pattaya Police Facebook page

A 42 year old man was arrested today for allegedly beating and robbing a Russian tourist in Pattaya six months ago, Khaosod English reports. The 56 year old woman was taking photos in South Pattaya when the man allegedly attacked her, stealing her phone and US$2,000 in cash. The victim’s face was left with bruises from the assault.

The man, who Khaosod English reported as “Kriangsak,” was also wanted for nine other robbery cases in his hometown of Rayong. Officers identified Kriangsak as the suspect after he allegedly sold the woman’s stolen phone at a shop. Police say Kriangsak has admitted stealing from the woman and wanted the money for alcohol and drugs.

SOURCE: Khaosod English

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.


If you have story ideas, a restaurant to review, an event to cover or an issue to discuss, contact The Thaiger editorial staff.